Seayoung Kim

Seayoung (SHEE young) is a playwright from Seattle. Her play Jar of Fat (Brown University) won the 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize and second place for the Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award at KCACTF. Other awards/honors include an upcoming residency at Hedgebrook, finalist for Playwrights Realm Scratchpad Series, a Playwriting Fellowship at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the People’s Choice Award for Outstanding New Play at Theater Puget Sound’s Gregory Awards and Seattle’s Rose Lee Award for Excellence in Local Playwriting. She has studied with playwrights Stephanie Timm, Lisa D’Amour, and Julia Jarcho. She recently completed her MFA in Playwriting at Brown University, where she was the recipient of the Stephen Sondheim Graduate Fellowship in Theater Arts. 


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